Larry D. Schroeder, 77, of Oneida, passed away peacefully Friday morning, July 20, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born August 29, 1940, son of the late Frederick Sr. and Marie (Belongia) Schroeder.
He served in the US Marine Corp from 1960 to 1964 having served as an MP.
On June 27, 1964 he was united in marriage to Margaret Brocker.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Oneida.
Larry worked at the pallet factory in Black Creek and retired from the Oneida Casino.
He enjoyed playing cards with family and friends, loved to go fishing and the family hunting trips to Hazelhurst. The Packers and Brewers lost one of their biggest fans.
Larry was a very generous person with a big heart, lending a helping hand whenever he could. More than anything else, he loved his family and especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret; daughter, Teresa (Pat) Ames; son, David (Jo Jo Koehler) Schroeder; grandchildren: James (Katie) Dobratz and Dylan Dobratz; great-grandchildren: Alex Graf, Madeline and Sophia Dobratz; siblings: Donna Shepard, Joanne (Roland) Gasser, William (Cindy) Schroeder, Dennis (Pat) Schroeder, Patricia (Lyle) Shepard, Catherine Rettler, Diane (David) Bunnell, Richard (Carol) Schroeder; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Kathy Schroeder, Arlene (Butch) Davis, Carl (Debbie) Brocker, Jill Brocker, William Van Boxtel, Melvin Brocker, and Carl Prilepp.
Larry is preceded in death by his sisters: Shirley (William) Siewert and infant sister, Beverly; brother, Frederick Schroeder; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Melvin and Angeline Brocker; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Josephine (Fred) Bailey, Barbara Van Boxtel, Donna Prilepp, Jacob (Kathy) Satterlee, Merton Shepard, Jim Rettler, and John Brocker.
Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Visitation will continue on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, Oneida from 9:30 am until funeral services at 11:00 am with Rev. Mark Schumm officiating. Burial will take place in parish cemetery with military honors conducted by the Oneida VFW Post #7784.
Online condolences may be expressed to Larry’s family at www.muehlboettcher.com
Our family would like to thank the staff of Heartland Hospice, especially Larry’s “girls”, Jen and Heather.
You were such a kind, generous, and loving husband, father, and friend. We will miss you.